Attendance Policy
 

You must login to Biometric Attendance Management System (BAMS) within 15 minutes from start of class and logout of BAMS within 30 minutes from end of class to be marked ‘Present’.

If you login to BAMS 15 minutes after start of class, you will be marked ‘Absent’. If you login within 15 minutes after start of class but do not logout after end of class, you will be marked ‘Absent’.

International Students

According to ICA rules and regulations, international students must not be absent from classes for a continuous period of seven (7) days or more or that the percentage of attendance for the course in any month must not fall below 90% without any valid reason. If you do not satisfy the attendance requirement, you will be required to surrender your Student Pass for cancellation.

Local Students

Local students must attend all classes and your percentage of attendance for the course in any month must not fall below 80% without any valid reason. If you do not satisfy the attendance requirement, you will be barred from exams, denied internship or expelled from the course.

Leave Application

All students are entitled to 10 days of leave during the course of study.
You must submit an Application for Leave Form through the Student Link at least 7 working days prior to the intended date of leave.

Request must include the following information:

– Student’s name
– NRIC/Passport/FIN No.
– Class ID
– Purpose of leave
– Period of leave.

You may be required to produce your departure details or any other documents to support your application. You will be notified in writing of the outcome of request within 3 working days from date of application. If approved, you will be marked ‘Absent with Approval’ during your leave of absence and this will not be considered as non-attendance.

Medical Leave

If you are absent from classes due to illness or injury, you must produce medical certificates issued by a registered hospital, polyclinic or clinic of Singapore declaring you unfit to attend classes on the days absent.

You must submit your medical certificates to the Student Services Executives immediately upon your return to School. You will be marked ‘MC’ during your period of absence due to medical reasons and this will not be considered as non-attendance.